Joseph Fuller, Sr., of Westport, Conn., died peacefully
at home with his family. Fuller was president of Fuller &
D'Angelo, PC, Architects and Planners, in Elmsford, N.Y. and
a member of the American Institute of Architects. One of his
major professional endeavors was WOPEX, a proposed wholesale
marketplace for corporations of the worlds' industrialized
nations located outside of Bratislava, Slovakia.
Herbert Beckhard, FAIA, and
Frank Richlan, AIA, both partners
in Beckhard Richlan Szerbaty and Associates LLP in New York,
N.Y., died within 13 hours of each other. The two co-founded
the firm, then known as Herbert Beckhard Frank Richlan and
Associates, in 1982 after long associations as design partner
and senior associate, respectively, of the late Marcel Breuer,
a major figure of 20th Century architecture.
Parsons Brinckerhoff announced several organizational changes
involving key management positions. Michael
I. Schneider, executive vice president, has been appointed
director of corporate development and has been elected to
the board of directors. William D.
Smith, senior vice president, has been appointed president
of Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc., the firm's
U.S. infrastructure arm. Mortimer L.
Downey replaces Schneider as president of PB Consult,
the firm's management and strategic consulting unit.
McLaren Engineering Group in West Nyack, N.Y. announced two
promotions. George F. Assis,
PE, was named vice president. Assis joined the firm's bridge
engineering division in 1994 and has served as chief bridge
engineer and division chief. William
Gorlin, PE, SE, was also named vice president. Gorlin
joined the firm's entertainment engineering division in 2000
and has served as chief of the division.
Matt Bruck has been named general
manager for the Americas for the Royal Institution of Chartered
Surveyors in New York, N.Y. Bruck, whose experience includes
several senior management positions in private equity, operations
and strategic consulting, will oversee the group's operations
in the United States and Canada with emphasis on growing the
organization and expanding its role in public policy and professional
Jeffrey M. Leavenworth, PE,
joined Fletcher Thompson in Shelton, Conn., as electrical
chief, engineering practice group. He has been responsible
for engineering, design and construction document preparation
for federal, state, municipal and private client projects
for more than 30 years.
Timothy J. Clancy was named
chief operating officer of The Durst Organization in New York,
N.Y. Clancy succeeds James J. Migliore who left the firm to
start a consulting practice. Clancy was most recently senior
managing director of operations for Colliers ABR in New York,
ACC Construction hired four new people: Sean
P. Gunn as project executive, Eric
Bartels as project manager,
Alexander Fridlin as project manager and Barry
Meduri as project superintendent.
Robert Collie joined Skanska
USA Building, Inc. as senior vice president to manage the
Connecticut operations for the northeast division. He was
previously serving with Centex Rooney as divisional manager
for northeast Florida.
Morris L. Slater has joined
Ambrosino, DePinto & Schmieder of New York, N.Y. as head
of plumbing and fire protection. He has designed the plumbing
and fire protection systems for high-rise buildings such as
the 54-story mixed use commercial and residential building
at 731 Lexington Ave. and the New York Times headquarters.
John M. Dionisio, PE, has been
named executive vice president and chief operating officer
of AECOM Technology Corporation in New York, N.Y. Dionisio
also serves as chairman of DMJM + HARRIS, Inc. He will be
headquartered in AECOM's New York City offices. Fred
W. Werner, PE, formerly DMJM + HARRIS's chief operating
officer, replaced Dionisio as the firm's president.
Fox & Fowle Architects announced that Ann
M. Rolland, AIA, has been named a senior associate
and Peter E. Olney, AIA has
been named an associate.
Ira Sanchick joined Ted Moudis
Associates as associate to manage to firm's retail division.